The number of coronavirus cases continues to surge in the El Paso area, where officials reported 3,100 new cases today.
The City of El Paso's Department of Health reported the number of active cases in the area had jumped to 21,902 since yesterday. There are now more than a thousand people hospitalized with coronavirus. 311 patients are in the intensive care unit and 175 patients are on ventilators.
Eight new deaths were reports. Since the pandemic began, 617 people have died in El Paso.
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